Information Technology BTEC Level 3 National Certificate and Extended Diploma at Howard of Effingham School
The BTEC Level 3 (Certificate/Extended Certificate) in Information Technology requires applied learning that brings together knowledge and understanding together with practical and technical skills. Students will study specific units related to Information Technology in the real world.
For the Certificate (AS equivalent) you study two mandatory units of which one is externally assessed.
Unit 2 Creating Systems to Manage Information - externally assessed
Unit 3 Using Social Media in Business – portfolio assessed
For the Extended Certificate (A2 equivalent – 360 Guided Learning Hours) you study two further units in addition to those for the Certificate.
Unit 1 Information Technology Systems – externally assessed
An optional unit from a choice of: Data Modelling or Website Development.
In BTEC Level 3 Certificate 50% of the course is assessed by an external test and 50% by portfolio evidence.
The qualification carries the same UCAS points as an A level and could lead to a degree programme from a range of programmes in the business sector. Progression can be direct to an honours degree or to a Higher National, a Foundation Degree, or a Higher Apprenticeship.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.